Researchers found humans suppress the analytical areas of their brain in order to believe in god
Governments have imposed their own rules against religion throughout history
Asked 'Do you believe in God?', those responding 'no' outweighed those who said 'yes' for first time ever
The court also fined him 20,000 riyals – or, just short of £4,000
'They’re basically labelling me a racist and an extremist for speaking out against Islam and Islamism'
Actress Julie Hesmondhalgh was only meant to work on Coronation Street for two months. Her character was intended as little more than a gimmick to help the Manchester-based soap opera compete in the ratings battle with then-dominant EastEnders. Fifteen years later, her character’s story has finally come to a close, and with it, one of soap’s most enduring and touching romances: that of oddball Roy and his kind-hearted wife, Hayley.
A supervisor on the case, said: 'The decision represents an important recognition that a lack of religious belief is in itself a thoughtful and seriously-held philosophical position'
Atheist minister says he had been invited by the founder of the worldwide web Sir Tim to present but had been blocked by BBC senior management
Douglas Yim now faces 126 years to life in prison
This study exhibits more prejudice than worthwhile research
He posted: 'All the world's Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, Cambridge'
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Pope Francis has said that atheists should be seen as good people as long as they do good, in a move to urge people of all religions - or no religion at all - to get along.
Was this shock bigger than Wimbledon in 1988? Was it the biggest since Sunderland in 1973? These were the questions being asked here last night, but it was another FA Cup final that came to mind while watching Callum McManaman tear Manchester City apart.
A London university has banned an Islamic organisation from its campus, after it attempted to segregate an audience at one of its debates by gender.
It's taken me a while to convince myself of the arguments for marriage, but as MPs vote today on historic proposals to legalise gay marriage, I'm more convinced than ever